Whitehouse QB expected to give Texas Tech depth

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Players signed: 25

Tarrant-area signees: 0

Offense: Tech picked up Texas AP player of the year Patrick Mahomes, who is expected to add depth at quarterback after the postseason transfers of Michael Brewer and Baker Mayfield. The Red Raiders also landed a solid recruit in Cibolo Steele running back Justin Stockton, who picked the Red Raiders over Baylor, Oklahoma and UCLA.

Defense: Irving defensive back Michael Coley provided the Red Raiders a National Signing Day surprise when he signed early on Wednesday. Coley was previously uncommitted and is one of eight defensive backs signed by the Red Raiders. Tech also added Argyle safety Connor Wilson to fill the unit’s outside linebacker slot.

Immediate impact: Cornerback Nigel Bethel could have elected to stay closer to home with offers from Miami and BCS national champion Florida State, but the four-star recruit chose Lubbock and signed with the Red Raiders.

PlayerPos.Ht./Wt.School
Dakota AllenLB6-2/228Humble Summer Creek
Cameron BatsonWR5-8/175Okla. City Millwood
Nigel Bethel IIDB5-8/168Miami Washington
Robert CastanedaOL6-5/318Round Rock
Michael ColeyDB6-3/185Irving
Byron DanielsWR6-0/180San Antonio Madison
Shaquille DavisOL6-4/320Mt. San Antonio CC
Jakari DillardWR6-4/180Princeton
Derrick DixonDB5-10/195Dallas Skyline
Demarcus FeltonRB5-7/179Houston Dekaney
Payton HendrixDB6-3/191Dallas Bishop Dunne
Jah’Shawn JohnsonDB5-10/170Ennis
Josh KeysDB 6-2/180Miss. Gulf Coast CC
Devin LauderdaleWR5-11/170 Navarro JC
Rika LeviDL6-2/350San Mateo (Calif.) CC
Tevin MadisonDB5-10/160Fayette County (Ala.)
Patrick MahomesQB6-3/215Whitehouse
Keland McElrathDL6-6/290Coahoma (Miss.) CC
Justin MurphyOL6-6/290Belton
Dominique RobertsonOL6-5/300Riverside (Calif.) CC
Ian SadlerWR5-10/194Argyle
Marcus SmithDL6-3/305Highland (Kan.) CC
Justin StocktonRB5-9/180Cibolo Steele
Brandon ThorpeDL6-5/275Highland (Kan.) CC
Connor WilsonDB6-2/205Argyle

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